Frequently Asked Questions about Sawgrass Park Everglades Airboat Tours
When are tours available?
Boats for the Everglades Tour leave every 20 minutes starting at 9:30am and stopping at 3:30pm.
What do we see on the boat ride?
While animal sightings are never guaranteed to protect the habitats and safety of the wild animals, guests may see alligators, birds, fish, and turtles while learning about the Everglades.
How many people can fit on a boat at one time?
We fit approximately 15 to 25 people per boat. We do have boats that fit 20+ people for private tours or adventures. Airboatss will be loaded to every other row to promote distancing.
Are there any age restrictions for the Everglades Tour?
No. Children of all ages are welcome on the boat tour. Pleased be advised that the airboats create great noise and while ear protection is provided to all tour guests, some children find the noise quite discomforting. All children under the age of 6 must wear lifejackets while on the boat tour. If you wish your child over the age of 6 to wear a life jacket, that can be arranged as well.
Children under the age of 6 are free of charge.
What health restrictions are in place for the tour?
Pregnant women are allowed to go on the tour, if they choose to. The boat rides are smooth and do not have unexpected dips or bumps.
Boats have limited accessibility for individuals with mobility issues. If individuals are able to have a family member or friend lift you into the boat, or comfortable taking a step into and out of the boat, they will be able to participate in the boat ride.